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Dan Jennings

Pitching disappoints again as Marlins fall to Nationals

WASHINGTON Dan Jennings second-guessed his decision to stick with Brad Hand "a batter or two" too long on Saturday. Jennings might have had that same gnawing feeling on Sunday when he allowed Justin Nicolino to continue in a make-or-break moment. That decision backfired, too. With two outs in the sixth inning and the Marlins down 4-2, Nicolino coughed up a 3-run homer to Tyler Moore that all but sealed their fate in a 13-3 beat-down to Washington. The Marlins aren't playing for much of anything with two weeks to go, and Jennings has said he's using the final stage of the season as an audition for some of the team's younger players. Accordingly, he's managing...